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... I can walk, but have pain with every step. Had arthritis in big toe joints both feet. Can't image doing this all over on the second foot. Any ideas? ... (2 replies)
... Did she have her toe set at a higher angle or something? ... (3 replies)
... Hello, this is my first post on your board after doing a good bit of reading on the forums concerning big toe surgeries. ... (3 replies)

... Went for 2 more opinions, both said fuse it, and I had one of them do just that. ... (16 replies)
... I have certainly learned alot from reading other posts on this board, but I would also like to get feedback on my question of whether to have big toe fusion or the implant. ... (16 replies)
... Hello, I'm new to the message boards and here is my problem. I had an implant put in my mp joint in my left big toe because of bone spurs and arthritis. ... (8 replies)
... have it done now, if I let it go much longer my recovery will be worse. Well my recovery was horrible anyway. I had the lapidus procedure done. After this my big toe was much shorter than my second, I could not bend my big toe very well at all. It did not bend down at all and up only a few degrees. ... (22 replies)
... I just have had bone fusion of my big toe on both feet. I had arthritis that had eaten up the cartlidge and the bone was rubbing together causing severe pain. ... (10 replies)
... hello debbie, I am also talking about having a big toe fusion of the joint. I already had a fusion further back in my foot. ... (10 replies)
... t fusion that didn't heal but if you had a lapidus and that didn't heal then you need that fixed also. Did your bunion come back or did you get a hallux varus or arthritis of the joint or what? ... (10 replies)
... line, joint implants fail. The usual time to failure is less than 5 years. When they fail, your options are to remove the implant and leave it that way, or to fuse the joint. ... (9 replies)
... My orthopedist has recommended fusing the big toe joint due to arthritis and I'm wondering if anyone out there has had this procedure. It would involve using two screws to fuse the joint and a plate across the top. ... (2 replies)
... Evidently, my sesamoids are arthritic and cheilectomy made it progress. Met with 3 orthos. One wanted to take both sesamoids out and fuse toe as it still has arthritis. Second wanted to take one sesamoid out and fuse. Third said fusion should stop movement of sesamoids, so no movement, no pain. ... (9 replies)
... Yes, they can fuse it at any angle. I've talked with my surgeon about it. ... (3 replies)
... Doc said preop he would fuse the toe. ... (9 replies)
... I hope it's okay to take a kind of poll on how those of you who had surgery for a problem similair to mine fared after surgery. About four years ago my right toe which always had a small bunion turned into a big bunion. The big toe then begin to move over toward the second toe. ... (14 replies)
... ere inflamation. The pain is becoming more and more unbearable. The ball of my foot is very swollen, red and sore. A 3rd opinion this week said I now have severe arthritis and the only solution is to fuse the joint. ... (7 replies)
... th toe, move the metatarsal joint up to try and relieve some pressure, and finally, take out the sesamoid bone in an attempt to relieve some severe pain under my big toe metatarsal joint. I went this route to try and buy some time before I have to have the serious surgery, however I think I trade one evil for another. ... (17 replies)
... but after failed surgeries it becomes more complicated and you might need bone grafts from your hip or it might not fuse at all. ... (102 replies)
... I done a lot of research into toe fusion before my surgery and from what i saw it is usually done to patients with arthritis to eleviate pain. it is not a type of bunion surgery and is only used as a salvage surgery if a tendon transfer or further bunion surgery can not be performed. ... (12 replies)

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